Trussell Family History

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Trussell Name Meaning

English (East Midlands): of uncertain origin; perhaps from Old French troussel, Middle English trussel in the sense ‘packet’, and hence an occupational nickname for a peddler, or from the same word in the sense ‘stamp’, ‘mould (for stamping coins)’, and hence an occupational name for a minter. Alternatively, it may be from a nickname representing a variant of Thrussell, from Middle English throstle ‘thrush’, given probably to a cheerful person, the bird being noted for its cheerful song.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Russell, Bissell, Fussell, Mussell, Tassell, Truell, Brassel, Trull

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Trussell Ethnicity Estimate

What are the common regions with the Trussell name?

These results combine data from everyone in the AncestryDNA® database with the last name Trussell. The Ancestry® ethnicity regions shown are top five most common on average for these people.

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  • England & Wales

    60%

  • Ireland & Scotland

    21%

  • Germanic Europe

    5%

  • Norway

    2%

  • Sweden

    2%

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Trussell Family Origin

Where is the Trussell family from?

Trussell Family Occupations

What did your Trussell ancestors do for a living?

In 1881, the most common Trussell occupation in Canada was Servant. 50% of Trussell's were Servants. Servant and Travailleur were the top 2 reported jobs worked by Trussell.

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  • Servant

    50%
  • Travailleur

    50%

Census records can tell you a lot of little known facts about your Trussell ancestors, such as occupation. Occupation can tell you about your ancestor's social and economic status.

Trussell Historical Records

What Trussell family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 18,000 census records available for the last name Trussell. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Trussell census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 968 immigration records available for the last name Trussell. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 3,000 military records available for the last name Trussell. For the veterans among your Trussell ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Trussell Life Expectancy

What is the average Trussell lifespan?

Between 1951 and 2004, in the United States, Trussell life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1955, and highest in 1960. The average life expectancy for Trussell in 1951 was 49, and 70 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Trussell

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Trussell ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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